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Surname 1 Name Professor Course Date American Enlightenment Introduction Enlightenment in America started 18 th century. The 18 th century is the age of enlightenment also known as the Age of Reason. The Enlightenment period changed the people way of viewing religion (Byrne and James, pg32). They realized that religion to believe that most of the –human events are being controlled by divine being. The America Enlightenment also has contributed to the America political evolution. The great thinking contributed to the creation of a great revolution against the then Great Britain which in turn led to the coming up of the modern republic. The America Enlightenment is associated with some great minds whose contribution then brought a very great change. This happened between the 1760 and 1800. Some of these minds include; John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Voltare and others. The most prominent people that led to the Enlightenment in America are Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and others. Most of Historians in America have attributed the origin of the Enlightenment in America to Rogers Williams. The thinking of Rogers brought a very great contribution. Rodgers Williams was a religious man, and believed to the living according to the Christian principles. The great contribution of William was his fight for the separation of the church and the state. In most of the writings that William did clearly showed the role of the church and the states. According to him
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Surname 2 what was happening in the church should not be interfered with the state. The Enlightenment was also so vital to America since it led to the America revolution. This period led to the development of trade and the creation of job opportunity. It also led to creation of social classes
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